Project Case Studies

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Below is an archive of project case studies; each one is a designer’s vision to ignite change in the world through creative problem solving. We aim to bring big ideas such as these out of the studio and into the community to inspire like-minded changemakers. Projects are posted by Design Ignites Change participants and award applicants.

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Floatfarm

University of Southern California School of Architecture

Floatfarm proposes a community of floating shrimp farms as a means of adapting to the ongoing rise in sea levels of the Mekong Delta, where aquaculture ac... more ⇒

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CreateAthon

School of Visual Arts

CreateAthon® is a 24-hour, work-around-the-clock creative blitz during which creative agencies generate strategic and creative work for local nonprofits... more ⇒

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Democracy Now!

School of Visual Arts

Democracy Now! is an award-winning, independent news show hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Over 4 million fans worldwide tune in d... more ⇒

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Kalimat

Maryland Institute College of Art

Kalimat is a media programme for the Arab region and diaspora, focusing on how design approaches to education can foster effective communication of ideas, a... more ⇒

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"Create! Don't Hate." @ Foothill HS

Foothill High School

Create! Don't Hate. is a mentoring program for high school students in the Las Vegas area in partnership with Design Ignites Change and... more ⇒

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